Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Martha Rosler, 2019 December 17-18

Rosler, Martha, 1943-

Installation artist, Performance artist, Video artist


Collection Information

Size: 27 sound files (6 hrs., 20 min.) Audio, digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Martha Rosler conducted 2019 December 17 and 18, by Stephanie Schwartz, for the Archives of American Art at Rosler's home and studio, in Brooklyn, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Martha Rosler (born 1943) is video, performance and installation artist, photographer, and critic in New York, New York. Interviewer Stephanie Schwartz is a Lecturer in American Modernism at University College in London, England.


This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Language Note

Undetermined .


Funding for this interview was provided by the Lichtenberg Family Foundation.

How to Use This Collection

For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Martha Rosler, 2019 December 17-18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.